Showing posts from March, 2013

The European Fine Art Fair Maastricht, the Netherlands

Where? Maastricht, the Netherlands

When? 15th- 24th March

Over 220 art and antiques dealers from fifteen countries will gather in one of Holland's oldest and most southern city of Maastricht at TEFAF, the Maastricht Fair.TEFAF is known for its rigorous vetting and authentication process. Before the show opens to the public, all works are evaluated for provenance, quality, and authenticity by experts from every imaginable specialty. Any item that is questionable in any way is removed from the exhibition.


Holi - The Festival of Colours, India

Where? India 
When? 27th March
Holi Festival is a religious spring festival celebrated by Hindus as a festival of colours. Every year, thousands of Hindus participate in the festival. It celebrates the beginning of the new season of spring. Originally, it was a festival that commemorated good harvests and the fertile land. Hindus believe it is a time of enjoying spring's abundant colors and saying farewell to winter. It also has a religious purpose, commemorating events present in Hindu mythology. Although it is the least religious holiday, it is probably one of the most exhilarating ones in existence.

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Bad news for investors and business owners in Cyprus

It's bad news all around for investors and businesses in the Island of Cyprus and we hope that not too many PT's got caught out!
It appears the Government as of Saturday 16th of March will trade the rights of depositors' (both resident and overseas) hard earned savings, to resolve the Banking mess and the excesses of Government expenditure. 
Having just been elected, the new right wing Government wasted no time in striking a deal with the EU and international lenders, which amounts to a Cyprus bailout worth 10 billion euros. To make it happen all depositors have been severely penalized for trusting the banks of Cyprus with their money and the Government to protect their private financial rights. The problem in Cyprus was not caused by the depositors, however this draconian rule will in reality mean the following: Depositors with over 100,000 euro in the bank will as of next Tuesday be 10% worse off.Depositors with less than 100,000 euro in the bank will as of next Tuesday …

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, Australia

Where? Melbourne, Australia

When? 1st - 17th March
More than 200 events within 17 days.This year, Melbourne celebrates the bounty of earth, gathering hundreds of events that cherish new beginnings, old traditions, local artisan producers, irresistible global flavours, unforgettable wines and earthy brews. Dig in for 17 exhilarating days focusing on our main source: Earth.Furher Information:

Long Night of Museums Stuttgart, Germany

Where? Stuttgart, GermanyWhen? 16th MarchOver 90 museums, galleries, and cultural institutions take part in the Long Night of the Museums in Stuttgart; their doors are open until 2 a.m., and there are also a number of special exhibitions, readings, concerts, and film screenings. A historical tram connects the different venues.

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The International Food & Drink Event Excel, London

Where? London, UK

When? 17th – 20th March

The only global food and drink event dedicated to innovation, where international decision makers increase their competitive advantage by sourcing a diverse range of innovative and consumer driven products from around the world.

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Venturing into the Wilds of Goa

Goa already has a well-established reputation as an excellent spot for visitors looking to explore its countless miles of golden beaches. While you may be familiar with the significant beauty of India’s smallest state, it also offers a number of other equally attractive opportunities for adventurous travellers.

If a winter holiday in Goa appeals to you, check out the Goa deals at Thomson to see what’s available at the moment.

Trips to Goa can include a number of varied activities such as crocodile and humpback dolphin spotting along the coast, as well as water-based activities such as scuba diving and snorkelling, but if you’re looking for something even closer to nature, consider going on one of the many excellent trekking holidays that are on offer.

During the winter season, which extends from December to February, temperatures range from approximately 16 to 34 degrees. Compare this with a summer average of between 27 and 37 degrees and it’s clear that you won’t need to pack too ma…

Book Review: The Secret of Quantum Living

For years people have been waiting for a book that merges the abstract Eastern philosophy of inner peace with the scientific applications of quantum physics. Well, that book has finally arrived!

The Secret of Quantum Living is a straightforward guide that offers profound spiritual insights and a practical, easy-to-apply process for healing and harmonious living. Join Dr. Frank Kinslow on a journey to deep inner peace through what quantum physics call the "implicate order."

Within the pages of this powerful book, you will learn Dr. Kinslow's process of Quantum Entrainment® (QE) and discover how to enrich and enliven all areas of your life. You'll be able to resolve problems or challenges you face by applying QE to your finances, your relationships, your sex life...and even your eating, sleeping, and exercising habits. You will also uncover ways to dissolve anger issues, negative thinking, physical pain, and emotional discord. And the great news is that anyone can p…